Way to Christ
1. WHAT is
the relation between faith and hope?
"Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the
evidence of things not seen." Heb. 11:1.
were the Scriptures written?
"For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for
our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the Scriptures
might have hope." Rom. 15:4.
should God's wonderful works be rehearsed to the children?
"We will not hide them from their children, showing to the
generation to come the praises of the Lord, and His strength, and His
wonderful works that He hath done. . . . That they might set their hope
in God, and not forget the works of God, but keep His
commandments." Ps. 78:4-7.
4. In what
condition are those who are without Christ?
"Wherefore remember, that ye being in time past Gentiles in the
flesh, . . . that at that time ye were without Christ, being aliens from
the commonwealth of Israel, and strangers from the covenants of promise, having
no hope, and without God in the world." Eph. 2:11,12.
does hope become to the Christian?
we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and
which entereth into that within the veil." Heb. 6:19.
have hope in their death?
"The wicked is driven away in his wickedness: but the righteous
hath hope in his death." Prov. 14:32.
bereavement, from what hopeless sorrow are Christians delivered?
"But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning
them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no
hope." 1 Thess. 4:13.
what has the resurrection of Christ begotten us?
"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which
according to His abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively
hope by the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead." 1 Peter
9. What is
the Christian's hope called?
"Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing
of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ." Titus 2:13.
what time did Paul expect to realize this hope?
"Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness,
which the Lord, the righteous Judge, shall give me at that day: and
not to me only, but unto all them also that love His appearing." 2
will this hope lead one to do?
"And every man that hath this hope in him purifieth himself, even
as He is pure." 1 John 3:3.
does the prophet Jeremiah say is a good thing for a man to do?
"It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for
the salvation of the Lord." Lam. 3:26.
is said of the hope of the hypocrite?
"So are the paths of all that forget God; and the hypocrite's hope
shall perish: whose
hope shall be cut off, and whose trust shall be a spider's web." Job
is the condition of one whose hope is in God?
"Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help,
whose hope is in the Lord his God." Ps. 146:5. "Blessed
is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord
what may the child of God abound?
"Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in
believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the
Holy Ghost." Rom. 15:13.
what do Christians rejoice?
"By whom also we have access by faith into this grace wherein we
stand, and rejoice in hope of the glory of God." Rom. 5:2.
will prevent us from being put to shame?
"And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is
shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us."
18. In the
time of trouble, who will be the hope of God's people?
"The Lord also shall roar out of Zion, and utter His voice from
Jerusalem; and the heavens and the earth shall shake: but the Lord will
be the hope of His people, and the strength of the children of
Israel." Joel 3:16.
inspiring words are spoken to such as hope in God?
"Be of good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart,
all ye that hope in the Lord." Ps. 31:24.
long should our hope endure?
"And we desire that every one of you do show the same diligence
to the full assurance of hope unto the end." Heb. 6:11.
cheering is the Christian's hope
While toiling here below!
It buoys us up while passing through
This wilderness of woe.
us to a land of rest
Where saints with Christ will reign;
Where we shall meet the loved of earth,
And never part again,-
where sin can never come,
Temptations ne'er annoy;
Where happiness will ever dwell.
And that without alloy.
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